What disasters happened in 2014?

A volcano in Hawaii, a typhoon in the Philippines, wildfires in California and seven feet of snow in Buffalo—this year has witnessed its share of extreme weather and other natural disasters.

What major disaster happened in 2012?

The deadliest disaster of 2012 was Typhoon Bopha/Pablo in the Philippines; the most expensive disaster was Hurricane Sandy in the US and Caribbean; and the disaster affecting the most people was the drought/food crisis in the Sahel region.

What natural disasters occured in 2012?

Pages in category “2012 natural disasters in the United States”

  • 2012 Hawaii hailstorm.
  • 2012 North American heat wave.
  • 2012 Leap Day tornado outbreak.
  • Late December 2012 North American storm complex.

Where did the tornado hit in May of 2013?

On May 20, a giant tornado with 200 mph winds took a 12-mile path through the Oklahoma City area, uprooting homes and impacting two elementary schools. Twenty four people were killed, and more than 100 others were injured. The week prior, as many as 10 tornadoes hit North Texas, killing six.

Where was the earthquake in Pakistan in 2013?

Consecutive, ‘Island-Creating’ Earthquakes in Pakistan On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck southwest Pakistan, followed by another 6.8 shake on Saturday. The earthquakes claimed more than 800 lives. Recuperation continues in this seismically active region of the Indian subcontinent.

What was the worst natural disaster in the Philippines?

On Nov. 8, Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Phillippines, claiming more than 6,000 lives and injuring a further 27,000. Nearly 4 million Filipinos were rendered homeless from the storm’s impact. Haiyan is widely recognized as one of the worst storms to hit the planet in recent history.

What was the name of the cyclone in India in 2013?

Nearly 1 million people were evacuated before destructive Cyclone Phailin hit India in October 2013. The cyclone, packing winds of 155 mph with gusts of up to 190 mph, hit the Bay of Bengal. The evacuation came as an attempt to avoid mass casualities similar to a 1999 cyclone in the same area.